Tag Archive: Organizational Development

The Reason I Haven’t Posted in a Week

One week ago today, I was lying flat on my back looking at the low-hanging ceiling of a life-flight helicopter.  My right leg was cocked at an unusual and uncomfortable angle, painfully yelling… Continue reading

Jack Welch Led Gossip Sessions

With typical candor and color, Jack Welch said, “We always had one hell-of-ah gossip session after every meeting.” (ELP, 2011, NYC) At least two things happened at meetings Jack Welch attended. First, the… Continue reading

The Single Greatest Gift Successful Leaders Give

Image source I’ve seen frustrated leaders say things like, “That’s the way it’s going to be.” It’s their end game when confused or resistant people push them. It works with two year olds who… Continue reading

The Essential Secret to Full Engagement

The reason your team isn’t fully engaged is you aren’t fully committed to them. They know, you’re dedicated to them only so long as their performance pleases you. They know organizational interests come… Continue reading

How to Create Dynamic Work Environments

Performing the same job year after year is a recipe for boredom, coasting, and low productivity. Entrenched, stagnant employees protect their turf, resist change, and create roadblocks. In addition, they build power bases… Continue reading

Pain is Necessary and Good

Life eventually hardens like arteries unless there’s painful intervention. Positive statements affirm us. Negative statements change us. Furthermore, compliments and affirmations validate the past and solidify the present. But, crisis, criticism and corrections… Continue reading